Gerry Mc Carthy

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A company is paying work-from-home teachers $20 an hour, and you don't even need experience

Working from home certainly seems to be increasing in popularity, and it's not hard to see why. Not only does it mean you can stay in your pajamas, but you'll also save money in gas and — perhaps the best part — no actual co-workers you have to pretend to like.<p>Dozens of companies are jumping on the …

Work from Home

How to understand Stephen Hawking's final paper. Or at least try

It all started with a Big Bang. But then what?<p>Renowned theoretical astrophysicist Stephen Hawking had been trying to answer that and other questions …

18 Dystopian Novels That Will Definitely, 100% Blow Your Mind

The future is dark, disturbing, and thrilling to read.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

One machine to rule them all: A ‘Master Algorithm’ may emerge sooner than you think

It’s excusable if you didn’t notice it when a scientist named Daniel J. Buehrer, a retired professor from the National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan, published a white paper earlier this month proposing a new class of math that could lead to the birth of machine consciousness. Keeping up with …

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

Apple's new iPad is a total misfire that shows how out of touch the company is with schools and kids

Apple's executives seem to have forgotten anything they ever knew about kids.<p>They also seem to have completely lost touch with what's going on in the education market.<p>At least that's the overwhelming sense I have after reviewing Apple's education-focused announcements on Tuesday. Because from where …

What is Agile and why do project managers and engineers need to know it? This online class will teach you.

When you were a student, you probably had a few memorization tricks up your sleeve when it came to studying for exams. Whether it was using …

Project Management

Google wants to teach more people AI and machine learning with a free online course

A new ‘Learn with Google AI’ site will serve as a hub for AI and machine learning resources<p>Machine learning and AI are some of the biggest topics in the tech world right now, and Google is looking to make those fields more accessible to more people with its new Learn with Google AI website.<p>Google …

Could these £17k smart pods be the eco-homes of the future?

Modern smart domes are taking the ideas of pre-fab, self-build and mobile homes to new levels.<p>The central idea behind these eco-friendly pods is that …

Kick start your developer career with this bundle

Web developers are responsible for keeping the internet running. They work behind the scenes to make sure the gears keep turning for all of your …

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

‘La Torche’ may be the most beautiful surf film of the year

When it comes to surf videos, you’ll be hard pressed to find one as beautifully shot and unique as <i>La Torche</i>. Set to the dulcet sounds of Anna von …

Surfing

3.5 Billion-Year-Old Fossils Challenge Ideas About Earth’s Start

In the arid, sun-soaked northwest corner of Australia, along the Tropic of Capricorn, the oldest face of Earth is exposed to the sky. Drive through …

Earth Science

Forget Photoshop—Edit Your Photos With These Top Free Photo Editors

13 Free Photo Editors<p>The Best Free Photo Editors Out There<p>Updated May 03, 2018<p>These free photo editors are the best of the best and will get you just …

Essential Apps You Should Install on a New PC Running Windows or macOS

You just bought a new laptop, built a new desktop PC, or are simply clean installing on a new solid state drive, good for you! Gotta love the taste …

The best laptops under $500

Looking for the best laptops under $500 can be a tricky process. There are <i>a lot</i> of these units on the market, and even a basic search on Amazon can …

Computer Hardware

A low-cost method for solar-thermal conversion that's simpler and greener: 'Dip-and-dry' approach for selective solar absorbers exhibit high-performance and durability

'Dip-and-dry' approach for selective solar absorbers exhibit high-performance and durability<p>Researchers have developed a simple, low-cost, and …

Clean Energy

How to run Android apps in Windows

Apps on Windows have gotten better. But every once in a while, you stumble upon a really useful mobile app that hasn’t made its way to PC yet. If it …

5 Apps To Spy On Your Kids Without Them Knowing

It’s a dangerous world out there for your teens. These apps may help you keep track of it.<p>The best way to know where your teenagers are is to have …

Apps

Richard Branson Shares His Best Business Advice In 4 Letters

Richard Branson loves a good challenge.<p>That’s why in celebration of his 65th birthday in 2015, the Virgin founder and visionary entrepreneur announced that he would complete 65 challenges – as part of the #ChallengeRichard campaign – during the coming year.<p>Four of the 65 challenges involved Branson …

Motivation

Why this is the perfect PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY angle - Proven by SCIENCE

Ed from photosincolor.com wanted to find the ACTUAL PROVEN perfect portrait photography set so he turned to SCIENCE. If you are a professional …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Are engineers the best product designers? – Muzli -Design Inspiration

Maybe budding designers should get comp sci. degrees instead.<p>Pfft, No. Of course not. Look at some of the design thought leaders of today — Matias …

How to record the screen of your iPhone or iPad with iOS 11

Want to show your non-tech savvy relative how to set up their email without actually having to do it for them? With iOS 11, Apple introduced an …

IPhone 8

Confused by How the “Exposure Triangle” Works? It Just Takes Some Kool-Aid to Understand (VIDEO)

If you were befuddled by a description of the “Exposure Triangle” in your first photography class, you’re not alone. This relatively simple concept …

A Beginner’s Guide to Photographing Stars With (or Without) Trails

When you're just starting out in photography, it's easy to get yourself stuck in a rut doing things that become comfortable and familiar.This can …

An introduction to Python on Android

There are many reasons that you might want to start Android development. Building an app that will make you rich and change the world is only one motivation; others include learning to code, building tools that you can use yourself or even just having fun and impressing others. Programming is a …